Everything Else

Everything else? Well this section covers the things that didn’t quite fit into School & College, University, and Special Educational Needs, so things like studying abroad, gap years, home schooling, distance learning and other stuff:

National Services

Careers Wales – Information on careers including distanced and home learning.

Studential – Information and help for planning gap years.

The Mix – Loads of info on gap years as well as working & studying abroad.

TheSprout’s Holiday & Travelling Section – Top tips for travel during a gap year.

Prospects – All about careers, including working and studying abroad.

GovUK – Information and advice about educating your child at home.

GapGuru – Provide gap year placements and information.

Study Abroad – The place to go if you’d like to study abroad.

Open University – Study purely online with The Open University.

Meic – An advocacy and helpline service to support you to deal with any problems you might be having. Contact Meic daily from 8AM – Midnight on: Freephone (080880 23456), Text (84001) or Instant Message.

Useful Apps

WorkAway – An app that has built a community for working holidays, cultural exchanges and worldwide volunteering.

Blogs & Guides

Benefits of taking a gap year – Year On

Pros & Cons of taking a gap year – The Scholarship Hub

Why take a gap year? – Global Citizen Year

What’s Distance Learning? – Complete University Guide

The Benefits and Challenges of Online Learning – Best Colleges

10 Benefits to Studying Abroad – International Student

25 Reasons to Study Abroad – Top Universities

Benefits of Homeschooling – Oxford Home Schooling


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